no-phot

Position: Lecturer
Department: Library and Information Science
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Area of Specialization: Knowledge Management, Information And Communication Technology, Information Management Systems


View full CV

Conference Presentations:

  • Maina, Kamau Power structures in the traditional knowledge protection debate: A critical analysis of the forums. The 2nd International Conference on Information Capital, Property, and Ethics Tampa, FL, U.S.A. October 20-22, 2010
  • Maina, Kamau Engaging knowledge holders in the traditional knowledge (TK) protection debate. Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A. January 8-11, 2008
  • Maina, Kamau Negotiating information poverty: The impact of the TRIPs Agreement on information access and flow in developing countries.
    Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID) London, ON, Canada June 2-4, 2005
  • Maina Kamau What patents tell: Limitations of patent-based indicators of economic growth. Enlarging the Canadian Intellectual Property Academy Conference. London, ON, Canada January 20-22, 2005

Publications

  • Maina, Kamau 2012 Traditional knowledge management: Intersections with library and information science International Information and Library Review
  • Maina, Kamau 2011 Power relations in the traditional knowledge protection debate: A critical analysis of forums. International Journal of Cultural Property
  • Maina, Kamau 2004 Just-in-case or just-in-time library services: the option and usage valuation of libraries and information services. In H. Julien, & S. Thompson (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS)
  • Maina, Kamau 2003 Valuing information in an information age: the price model and the emerging information divide among individuals, societies, and nations. Proceedings of the Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS)